Untitled Document

Kuwait helps finance Pakistan's 106-MW Golen Gol

The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has approved an 11 million dinar (US$37.5 million) loan to help finance construction of the 106-MW Golen Gol hydroelectric project in Pakistan.

The fund said March 21 its director general signed the loan agreement with Pakistani officials.

Golen Gol is proposed for the Golen Gol River, a tributary of the Mastuj River in Chitral District of Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province. It is to include a diversion weir, headrace canal and tunnel, vertical and pressure shaft, and surge shaft and chambers, with a design discharge of 30 cms and average annual energy production of 436 gigawatt-hours.

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority last year invited expressions of interest from consultants to assist with design and tendering of the project. (HNN 7/28/06) A feasibility study was completed in collaboration with Germany's technical assistance organization, Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ).

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Hydro Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox or Mailbox

Subscribe to one of our magazines or email newsletters today at no cost and receive the latest information.

Related Articles

Hydroelectricity included in IRENA's "Age of Renewable Power" report

A report presented by the International Renewable Energy Agency emphasizes conventional and ...

RusHydro commissions 100-MW Gotsatlinskaya hydroelectric project

The 100-MW Gotsatlinskaya hydropower project on the Avarskoye Koisu River in Dagestan has be...

India utility seeks HM, EM works for rehabilitation of 180-MW Baira Siul hydro project

India's NHPC Ltd. seeks bids for hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical works for renovatio...

India's NHPC names new chairman, managing director

Indian National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd. has named Shri K.M. Singh as its new ch...

Recent Comments

Hydro Slideshows

more slideshows >>  

Hydro Whitepapers

Industry News

Editor's Picks

Volume 34, Issue 7
Volume 23, Issue 5

Buyers Guide Products